Meaning and name origin
Shanah \sh(a)-nah\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shanah is "lily, rose". Shanah is a variant of Shana (Hebrew): short form of Shoshana, Shannon or an Anglicized form of Shaina.
Shanah is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Shanah is also pronounced similarly to Chaanah, Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Channah, Chanyah, Shaena, Shaina, Shainah, Shanae, Shanay, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shani, Shanie, Shannae, Shauna, Shaunah, Shawna, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shayna, Shaynah, Sheenah, Shena, Shona, Shonagh, Shonah, Shuna and Shunagh. Other suggested similar baby names are Sana, Sannah, Seana, Shan, Shan-, Shane, Shayan and Siana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shanah.